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Vibrant and 988

As the current administrator of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Vibrant Emotional Health is pleased that 988 has been designated as the three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and increase accessibility of the Lifeline for individuals beginning July 16, 2022.  988 is not yet active across all communications… View Article Published on - July 13, 2020 3:15 pm Published by -

Coping During Community Unrest

  Click here to view a statement from Vibrant Emotional Health’s President and CEO. This page is regularly updated with new resources and information. If you have suggestions for content to be added, please email communications@vibrant.org. Thank you. Across the United States, many communities are experiencing unrest and distress related to the unjust treatment of… View Article Published on - June 5, 2020 7:18 pm Published by -

We Stand in Solidarity and Are Committed to Change

  Vibrant stands in solidarity with protestors and community members in calls for justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and so many other Black individuals who are the victims of violence and racism. We share in the pain, outrage and grief felt by so many members of our Black communities across the United… View Article Published on - June 4, 2020 7:05 pm Published by -

Apoyo Para Su Bienestar Emocional Durante El Brote De COVID-19

Esta página se actualiza regularmente con nuevos recursos e información. ¿Qué es el coronavirus (COVID-19)? Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC) explican que el coronavirus, o COVID-19, es el brote de una enfermedad respiratoria causada por un coronavirus novedoso (nuevo) que se ha detectado… View Article Published on - May 27, 2020 5:55 pm Published by -

Vibrant Provides Vital Support During COVID-19

In this unprecedented time, Vibrant continues to provide our life-saving services, and we have adapted and extended our reach to help individuals, families, and communities build resiliency and manage mental health challenges due to COVID-19. Our crisis line counselors are helping an ever-increasing number of individuals who are reaching out expressing fear, anxiety, and uncertainty… View Article Published on - April 28, 2020 4:57 pm Published by -

Supporting Your Emotional Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Outbreak

En Español This page is regularly updated with new resources and information. What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have described the coronavirus, or COVID-19, as an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in… View Article Published on - March 17, 2020 6:28 pm Published by -

We Wish You Light

By Joe Hunt, Director of the Veterans Mental Health Coalition of NYC Most of this month’s celebrations are inspired by Christmas and Hanukkah, the two major religious holidays celebrated by Christians and Jewish believers, respectively, in the U.S. But those aren’t the only religious holidays this month that some families will celebrate together. In fact,… View Article Published on - December 20, 2019 4:19 pm Published by -

Emotional Wellness This Holiday Season

In this informative Q&A that addresses common misconceptions related to mental health concerns during the holidays, Lisa Furst, LMSW, MPH, Assistant Vice President of the Center for Policy, Advocacy and Education at Vibrant Emotional Health, makes recommendations and provides supportive resources that will help you and your loved ones remain emotionally healthy this season. Q: Is it… View Article Published on - December 19, 2019 8:17 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

Promote Emotional Wellness by Supporting Vibrant

At Vibrant Emotional Health, we believe everyone can achieve emotional wellbeing with dignity and respect. Thanks to the generous support of our donors, we’ve been able to offer innovative and impactful services and supports this year. For instance, – We worked with a local hospital to directly address the high utilization of emergency rooms for… View Article Published on - December 10, 2019 2:46 pm Published by -

The Power of Connection

By Marin Sardy, Author of The Edge of Every Day: Sketches of Schizophrenia With the holidays approaching, I find myself thinking a lot about mental health in the context of families and relationships. In my memoir, The Edge of Every Day: Sketches of Schizophrenia, I wrote about my experiences with the schizoaffective disorder that my mother… View Article Published on - November 26, 2019 6:40 pm Published by -